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Shooting at LAX Closes Terminal 3

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Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 4:31 PM

click to enlarge SUSPECT PAUL ANTHONY CIANCIA VIA THE FBI
  • Suspect Paul Anthony Ciancia via the FBI
See our latest updates at the bottom, including: One TSA agent was killed and one was injured along with five other people. Mayor Eric Garcetti says the suspect, identified by the FBI as 23-year-old Paul Anthony Ciancia, allegedly had 100 rounds on him. First posted at 9:50 a.m.

A shooting at LAX's terminal 3 has left a TSA employee injured, and possibly another two other victims as well, CBS LA is reporting.

Police have confirmed the shooting. The suspect has apparently been apprehended, according to news reports. CBS reported that he's been shot in the leg.

See also:

*Gerardo I. Hernandez, TSA Agent, Killed in LAX Attack.

*LAX Has 4-Decade History of Being a Target For Terror.

Eyewitnesses told CBS that shots were fired and people ducked for cover -- and then airport police began to quickly evacuate the terminal.

Century Boulevard was also closed leading into LAX, causing major traffic problems in the area.

NBC reports the gunman opened fire at a security checkpoint. Aerial video showed passengers running from the terminal soon after. Passengers at LAX tweeted some details:
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